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Boschendal appoints Jacques Viljoen as new winemaker

DGB-owned Boschendal has announced that Jacques Viljoen, previously of Zevenwacht in Stellenbosch, will take up the position of cellar master on the estate from...

Johan Joubert takes over at Asara

Johan Joubert has been appointed cellarmaster at Asara Wine Estate & Hotel in Stellenbosch with immediate effect. A member of the Cape Winemakers Guild,...

Win two cases of Fleur du Cap Merlot!

Fleur du Cap is not constrained by farm, vineyard or climate – the winemaking team has the freedom to choose the finest grapes from...

Top wines of May 2018

Here are our five most highly rated wines of last month: Rall Ava Syrah 2017 - 97/100 (read the original review here) Morgenster 2003 - 95/100...

Shiraz SA Challenge 2018 results

156 entries were received for the sixth annual Shiraz SA Wine Challange, the top 12 as follows: Alvi’s Drift Signature 2016 Babylonstoren 2016 Bloemendal Syrah 2013 Boschkloof Louis...

Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 results

The Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 were announced recently. The competition attracted 16 903 entries and the following South African wines featured: Platinum – Best...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2018 results

The results of the 2018 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced earlier today. Of the 977 wines judged, 40 gold medals and 23...

Concours Mondial 2018 results

The 2018 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles was held over 10 to 13 May in Beijing, China and attracted over 9 180 wines from almost...